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UITP Academy – Electric Buses: Fleet & Infrastructure Planning, Operations and Maintenance for North America

  • September 27September 29
  • 9:00 am–5:00 pm

With more and more metropolitan areas targeting zero-emission environments, an increasing number of cities, transport authorities, and operators are considering a fully electric solution for their urban bus networks. In this context, the UITP Academy designed this training program on Electric Buses offering a comprehensive overview of the electric solution for urban bus networks including setting a long-term city strategy -in terms of energy transition, the definition of a charging strategy, the choice of technology and the way to the procurement, and the implementation and operation of the system.

Learning Objectives: 

  • Introduce the electric solution, the different types of technologies, and compare their benefits and drawbacks
  • Understand the products on offer and the mainstream technology options available, competition, and the maturity level of the suppliers
  • Understand how to develop an operational and charging strategy
  • Learn from experience how to plan, implement and run electric bus lines successfully
    • Understand the implications for operations and infrastructure
    • Learn from successful major electric bus project implementations including electric bus system procurement
    • Understand how technology and data management can help to optimize your operations

Intended Audience: 

  • Project managers, engineers, and other professionals eager to learn more about the technology, the implementation, and the running of electric buses. 
  • Staff from public transport operators or authorities planning to extend a fully-electric solution to the core part of their urban bus network. 
  • Staff from the bus industry worldwide involved in the market uptake of electric buses. 
  • Professionals interested in obtaining a wider and international perspective on electric buses and eager to learn more from international best practice. 

Course Information:

Date & Time

September 27 @ 9:00 am
September 29 @ 5:00 pm


Rutgers CAIT Auditorium
100 Brett Rd
Piscataway, NJ 08854-8058 United States

>> 848-445-0579
>> cait.rutgers.edu
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  • M. Emre Kiran, Head of UITP Academy
  • Jaspal Singh, Head of North America Office, UITP
  • Ozlem Tatar, Training Manager, UITP Academy Membership, Marketing & Services


  • Early bird rate (until 23 Aug)          $1250 USD
  • Standard rate (from 24 Aug)         $1500 USD
  • Group rate (4 or more)                      $1000 USD


Register Now Deadline: September 24, 2023

Sponsors / Partners






This course is offered as part of the UITP North American Regional Training Center, a partnership between:

  • The International Association of Public Transport (UITP)
  • Rutgers CAIT

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